BNP

B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (BNP)

Test Name:   B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE
Alternate Name (s):   BNP
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   BNP - Can only be ordered by LAB after approval by Team Leader or Medical Director
Specimen Type:   

EDTA Plasma

Collection Container:   5ml Lavender
Container Information
Lavender TubeLavender TubeMicro-Lavender TubeMicro-Lavender Tube
Collection Information:   All orders will require consultation with Laboratory Team Leader or Medical Laboratory Director prior to sending
Test Schedule:  

24/7

Turnaround Time:   Routine

5 Days

Stat / Urgent

Unavailable

Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  

Mix thoroughly by gentle inversion and separate by centrifugation WITHIN 2-4 hours of collection.

 Transfer an aliquot of plasma to a labelled tube, cap tightly.
Store and ship FROZEN.
 

Storage & Transport:   Store frozen
Test Referred to :    Reference Lab

                 

Updated: January 27,2015 ll

 

 
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